Guild officials

Internal affairs committee
Corporate relations and excursions committee

Study committee
Freshmen committee
External relations committee
Other officials

* = Is suitable for freshmen

Internal affairs committee

Sisäasiaintoimikunta (‘committee for internal affairs’) are under the IE, host and hostess.


Pikku-IE (‘little hosts and hostesses) is formed by usually 12 little host and hostesses. They help guild’s host and hostess in organizing events, mostly planning and organizing sitsit.


Aapo Salonen, Anna Laaksonen, Bai-Bai Bairoh, Frida Mitts, Jaakko Rouru, Juho Ojala, Liida Pihlavirta, Lotta Aalto, Saku Ristolainen, Sofia Harri, Théo Desroches ja Ramzi el Geneidy


Jaan Rönkkö and Leevi Koistinen

Songmasters and songleaders

Songmasters and songleaders are responsible for holding IK’s sitsi traditions and developing them. Songmasters are responsible of songleading and helpers get to practice songleading and singing traditions. Songmasters are the people leading songs and singing at sitsit, and they come up with different kinds of speeches during sitsit.

Tuomas Rasku, Tuomas Orava, Matias Saikku, Visa Simola and Iiro Lindgren

Eelis Hemberg, Kaarlo Forssman, Lassi Mäkelä and Teemu Kanniainen

Songmasters students*:
Iiro Hyvönen, Ramzi El Geneidy, Rita Ristimäki and Daniela Schenk

Sports coordinators*

Sports responsibles promote the guild’s sports activities by organizing different sports events like sports turns and trying different sports.

Iiro Ristikankare, Jutta Kanerva, Lauri Lavonen, Sampo Riekki and Alina Lind

Culture responsibles

The culture coordinators are responsible by the guilds chiller cultural events, that can be anything they want. Previous events have been for example wine tasting, sushi evening and poker tournament.

Daniela Schenk, Ella Asikainen, Lauri Sääskilahti, Lionel Irrmann, Matias Saikku and Tuomas Orava

Guild room coordinators

The guild room coordinators are responsible for maintaining and developing the guild room and they can for example do small surprises in the guild room for everyone’s delight.

Heidi Kaukinen, Nina Tanskanen and Janne Suominen

Guild room developers

The guild room developers are responsible for developing the guild room.

Severi Korhonen and Henri Vaitomaa

Guild DJ

The guild’s DJ is responsible for playing music in the guild’s events. If you for example own a DJ-set and would like to play in smaller events, this is for you!

Atte Ahti, Eino Yrjänäinen, Henri Vaitomaa, Mikko Jantunen, Teemu Kanniainen and Tuomas Rasku

Corporate relations and excursion committee

Corporate relations assistants*

The corporate relations assistants help the master of corporate relations for example with
contacting firms, social representations and bigger cooperation projects.

Aino Korvenniemi, Katariina Kokkonen, Sofia Ahola and Vilma Martti

Excursion helpers*

Excursion helpers help the master of excursion in their tasks. The biggest task is organizing KPP in the autumn.

Ilmari Oinonen, Ramzi el Geneidy, Lotta Aalto, Saku Ristolainen, Tomas Kurenniemi and Leevi Koistinen


Kimble-coordinators take care that the traditional Norske Kimble is organized.

Tuukka Harvela, Erik Jaatinen and Susanna Karlqvist

Building coordinators*

The building coordinators organize building a vehicle to Winter days and Otatarha race.

Alex Tolonen

Study committee

The study committee works under the guild’s master of studies.

Study helpers

Study helpers help the master of studies in their events, like summer job sauna. They are also often hallopeds (student representative).

Lauri Sääskilahti

Alumni coordinator

Alumni coordinator’s tasks are holding developing IK’s alumni network. This includes for communicating with alumni and organizing events for alumni with the study committee.

Katarina Varteva and Silja Yli-Juuti

Freshmen committee

Freshmen committee works under the guild’s Freshmen captain.

ISOvastaava, tutor responsible

ISOvastaava, tutor responsible is responsible of the guild’s tutors. The tasks include recruiting tutors and communicating with them. They work closely with the freshmen captain and the board. They belong to ITMK, which gathers all tutor responsibles from Otaniemi and organizes events for all tutors.

                Fanni Kaitale

International bachelor responsible = CaptENG

Daniela Schenk


External relations committee

The external relations committee works under the master of foreign affairs.

International tutor responsible (Kv-ISO-vastaava)*

Organises a group of tutors that help exchange students and master students with a fluent student life in Otaniemi.
                Ilari Pajula

International Buddy*

International buddies help the master of foreign affairs, for example with translating texts, organizing international events and English communication.

Ella Asikainen, Samuel Rabensteiner, Mikko Tiili, Saara-Kaisla Kangas, Ilari Pajula and Eino Yrjänäinen


Ruutiset-committee is under the guild’s editor-in-chief


The documentors take photos of events and update them to gallery. There can be more than one person – and the most important is to like to take pictures and go to events.!

               Susanna Karlqvist, Fanni Mattsson, Lauri Sääskilahti and Siiri Lappalainen


The reporters’ main task is to write articles to guild’s magazine Ruutiset.

Atte Ahti, Ella Asikainen, Lauri Sääskilahti, Matias Saikku, Mikael Väisänen, Niko Kälkäjä, Simo Pekkinen, Visa Simola, Rita Ristimäki, Iiro Lindgren and Laura Markkanen


The graphics make pictures and videos for guild’s needs (events, website, social media). It is the most  creative task and gives you a lot of freedom!

Laura Aalto, Inka Hirvonen, Siiri Lappalainen, Matias Saikku and Lauri Sääskilahti

Website responsible

The website responsible maintains and develops the website. Creating content is a part of it, and it is in collaborations with other guild officials. Updating the website is simple.

Santeri Kääriäinen

Archive responsible

The archive responsible’s task is to make sure that the guild’s activities are achived properly for next generations. They take materials to AYY’s archive.

Susanna Karlqvist and Lauri Sääskilahti

Other officials

Annual ball coordinator

The annual ball coordinators take care of IK’s annual ball (Hermanninsitsit)

Nina Tanskanen and Emma Ryhänen


ExotIK is IK’s own dance group that performs sometimes in events. The responsible’s task is to coordinate dances and have practices for them.

Aron Dahlberg

Social media coordinator

The social media coordinator creates content to guild’s social media (Facebook, Instagram).

Fanni Mattsson


The TEK-person is a link between the guild and TEK and holds for example a lecture about TEK for new freshmen in orientation week.

Susanna Karlqvist


MAIK is a club that gathers IK, MK and AK. Its purpose is to connect the students of these areas. MAIK-responsible is a member of MAIK ry’s board for the year. It is possible to be chairman, treasurer, secretary or a member of board. It is mostly organizing MAIK events.

Iiris Vuorialho, Liida Pihlavirta and Otto Jalas

Dirty old aunt and uncle

The guild’s dirty old aunt and uncle make sure that guild’s traditions keep on from one generations to another when the officials change. They usually name their follower in the election meeting.

Vanha likainen täti
Silja Yli-Juuti

Vanha likainen setä
Iiro Lindgren

Auditors and their substitutes

They make sure that guild follows necessary laws and rules.

Silja Yli-Juuti (Atte Ahti) and Niko Kälkäjä (Mikael Väisänen)


Harrassment contact person*

The job of harrassment contact person is to support in harrassment situations and help to solve them. You can approach harrassment contacts persons if you experience or notice bullying, discrimination, harrassment or any inappropriate treatment in guild’s events or activities.